Ramya Manikkan

Degree Program: PhD


Ramya is a first-year Clinical Psychology doctoral student in the child concentration working with Dr. Kelsey West. Ramya earned her BA in Psychology with a minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and BFA in Studio Art from New York University. Her research focuses on developmental cascades- how changes in motor skills ripples across the development of language and communication in children, specifically, how infants of families with a history of autism interact with their caregivers. Outside of psychology, Ramya enjoys ceramics, woodworking, and golf.